A small donation can make a big difference in someone’s life. At VP Bali, we provide different options for those wanting to give a help our mission outside of volunteering.

We offer the possibility for you to sponsor one of our students. We have around 200 children joining our programs every day. 50+ children are sponsored by us through either transportation, school fees, monthly scholarship or other financial support.

It costs about 45 Euro a month to fully support a student. By contributing towards our scholarship program you can help us provide the scholarships for our students, and enable us to help even more students and accept more scholarships.

Have a look at our scholarship gallery for all our scholarship students and their stories!

For more information about the sponsor progress, please contact us directly

* Personal and corporate contribution to VP Bali are eligible for tax refund. Kindly contact us for more information.

**If you are an individual, company, or organization that would like help using your expertise and skillset instead of donating, please visit our “More ways to help” page.

Currently there are 55 students who are receiving a scholarship from Volunteer Programs Bali. Students who are joining the English classes for more than 6 months and have an attendance for more than 75% each month can apply for the scholarship.

 

The scholarship covers all school fees including monthly college fees, books, building costs and other school related costs.


Each of our students have their own unique story. Some of them are joining our program since the beginning, some of them just started joining us.

 

All students are currently looking for a sponsor for their scholarship program. Sponsoring a student is very simple and only a few clicks away.

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us here.

 

We proudly introduce you to our smart and motivated students below.

 

 

Ni Kadek Novi Arianti

Ni Kadek Novi Arianti

Novi

Age: 15 years old
From: Lodtunduh village
Currently in Senior High School (Grade 10) Novi has been joining our English classes for 4 years now. She would like to learn English because she would love to be very smart in English! Also because it would help her finding a job in a hotel because there are so many hotels in Bali! At VP Bali she loves the dance activities! And when she finishes school she would love to become a doctor!

“I wish for VP Bali to always develop in a good way and become more popular in the future!”

Ni Wayan Tatik Widiantari

Ni Wayan Tatik Widiantari

Tatik

Age: 15 years old
From: Mas village
Currently in Senior High School (Grade 10) Tatik has been joining at VP Bali for 3 years now. She loves to learn English because her goal is to really become fluent in English! And her dream is to become an hotel manager when she is older. She loves to dance with the kids at VP Bali, dancing surely is one of her hobbies!



"I just want to say thank you to Volunteer Programs Bali, for all the support!"

I Wayan Mudita

I Wayan Mudita

Mudita

Age: 14 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Mudita is in Grade 9 of Junior High School. He has been joining the program at VP Bali for 3 years. For Mudita it is very important to learn English because it would be easier for him to get a job especially because he would love to become an English teacher when he is older. At VP Bali Mudita loves to dance, especially to teach the volunteers the Balinese dance skills.


“I am very thankful for VP Bali that I can learn English here, thank you!”

I Ketut Agus Wiartana

I Ketut Agus Wiartana

Agus

Age: 14 years old
From: Mas village
Grade 8 of Junior High school. He has been joining the program at VP Bali for 1,5 years. Agus likes to learn English because it is easier to get a job for him, especially since it is his dream to become a tour guide for international tourists! At VP Bali he loves the cultural dance activities. One of his hobbies is Balinese dancing and he loves to do that at VP Bali as well!


“Thank you Volunteer Programs Bali, for everything!”

Ni Komang Ari Santi

Ni Komang Ari Santi

Ari

Age: 15 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Ari is in Grade 10 at Senior High school. She has been joining at VP Bali for 4 years. Ari loves to learn English and to practice it, especially because it is easier to get a job later. At VP Bali her favorite moments are the weekly farewells and she loves it when everyone goes for a ceremony and get to pray all together. Her dream is to become a manager of a restaurant.

“Thank you VP Bali for all the opportunities you give me, good luck for the future!”

Ni Kadek Apriantari

Ni Kadek Apriantari

Kadek

Age: 16 years old
From: Bedulu village
Kadek has been joining the program for 6 months now, so just started to receive the scholarship. She would like to learn English because it is easier to talk to tourists, and as we all know there are many of them in Bali! At VP Bali she loves the dance activities. She still doubts what she would like to be when she is older between becoming an accounting or an English teacher. Oh and fun fact; did you know Kadek is the little sister of our staff member Tutik?
“I wish for VP Bali to always be good and successful!”

Ni Putu Aprilyani

Ni Putu Aprilyani

Luh Tu

Age: 15 years old
From: Mas village
She is joining the program for 2 years now and she really likes it to learn English because she feels it will be easier to find a job later on. She likes the weekly farewell activities at VP Bali. When she is older she would like to become a manager at a restaurant.


“I wish VP Bali all the best and good luck and hopefully never have any problems!”

Ayu Made Sri Handayani

Ayu Made Sri Handayani

Ayu

Age: 15 years old
From: Originally from Singaraja but lives in Lodtunduh village
Ayu joins the program for more than 4 years now. She is currently in Grade 10 at Senior High school. It is very important for her to learn English so she can find a job easier and she will be able to provide for her family. She really likes it at VP Bali that she can talk a lot with the international volunteers. Her dream is to become a chef when she is older!
“I hope VP Bali will always be there and will always have success”

I Kadek Dodik Setiawan

I Kadek Dodik Setiawan

Dodik

Age: 16 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Dodik has been joining the program at VP Bali for more than 3 years now. He would like to learn English and become really good at it because he wants to work at a cruise line later on. Actually, his dream is to become a manager at a cruise line! He loves the weekly farewells at VP Bali, they are so much fun.


“Thank you Volunteer Programs Bali, for giving me the knowledge.”

Ni Kadek Riska Yanti

Ni Kadek Riska Yanti

Riska

Age: 12 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Currently in Grade 8 at Junior High school. Riska is joining the classes at VP Bali for 1,5 years now. She really likes to learn English, she wants to be fluent in it! It will help her finding a job later, because she would like to become a teacher and with good English knowledge the chances are better. At VP Bali she likes all the activities, but most of all she likes to just be in the classroom and learn English.

“I am thankful for VP Bali that I can learn here.”

I Ketut Budi Aprianto

I Ketut Budi Aprianto

Budi

Age: 17 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Budi is in Grade 11 of Senior High school. He is joining the program at VP Bali now for almost a year. He likes to learn English because he is currently going to tourism school and with tourists it is important to speak good English. He loves to play football at VP Bali, during the break with all the volunteers and other students. He loves football so much, he dreams to become a professional football player!

“Thanks for VP Bali, for all the good times!”

Ni KadeK Wiranti

Ni KadeK Wiranti

Wiranti

Age: 13 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Currently in Grade 8 of Junior High school. She joins the English classes at VP Bali for 1,5 years already. Wiranti loves learning English, and it is her goal to become very smart in English. Actually it is her dream, because she wants to become a guide when she is older and English knowledge is very important for that. At VP Bali singing is her favorite activity, of course singing English songs!

“I hope VP Bali will always continue and grow!”

Ni Kadek Buda Nilawati

Ni Kadek Buda Nilawati

Buda

Age: 12 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Buda is in Grade 8 of Junior High school. She is joining the program at VP Bali for 1,5 years now. Buda likes to learn English because it would help her to get a job later. She really likes the reading and writing activities at VP Bali, especially the comprehensive reading. When she is finished with school she wants to become a teacher.

“I wish that VP Bali can always develop and become always better!”

Ni Wayan Mitha

Ni Wayan Mitha

Mitha

Age: 13 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Currently in Grade 8 of Junior High school. Mitha is joining the program for 1,5 years now and she really likes to learn English, especially the learning activities such as reading and writing. It is important for her to learn English because it increases her chances for a job. When she is older she would love to become a doctor, it’s her dream!

“I wish VP Bali all the best and so much good luck for the future!”

I Wayan Apriawan

I Wayan Apriawan

Apriawan

Age: 12 years old
From: Mas village
Currently in Grade 7 of Junior High school. Apriawan joins the classes at VP Bali for almost a year now. He likes to learn English because helps him to get better grades at his school. At VP Bali his favorite activity is all the learning activities, such as reading and writing and because of the program he wants to become a teacher too!

“Thank you VP Bali, for teaching me!”

Ni Luh Mas Tresna Sari

Ni Luh Mas Tresna Sari

Sari

Age: 17 years old
From: Tengkulak village
She already joins the program for more than 4 years! Sari is in Grade 11 of Senior High school and now doing a job training at a hotel. It is important for her to learn English because she can talk easier to the tourists. One of her favorite activities at VP Bali is playing badminton, it’s a great way to bond with the volunteers! She wants to become a chef at a big restaurant.

“I love the teamwork at VP Bali, and the family feeling!”

I Komang Kayen Santosa

I Komang Kayen Santosa

Kayen

Age: 13 years old
From: Blahbatuh village
Kayen is in Grade 8 of Junior High school. He just started joining the program at VP Bali 7 months ago so he also just started receiving the scholarship. For Kayen it is very important to learn English so he can speak better in English and he can easier find a job when he is older to provide for his family. His favorite moment at VP Bali is when he is in the classroom and learning English. Kayen wants to become a doctor!

“Thank you for all your help VP Bali”

I Kadek Diana Putra

I Kadek Diana Putra

Diana

Age: 15 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Diana is in Grade 9 at Junior High school He attends the free English classes at VP Bali for a year now. It is very important for him to learn English because it can help him in the future when he is looking for a job. At VP Bali he likes to play football together with all the volunteers! When he is older he would like to become a doctor, to help many people

“Thank you VP Bali, terima kasih banyak!”

I Wayan Sutama

I Wayan Sutama

Sutama

Age: 14 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Sutama is in Grade 8 at Junior High school. He just started to join the program at VP Bali for 6 months now so he is also one of the latest applicants to the scholarship program. He wants to learn English because it can help him to talk to tourists and easier to work with them. His favorite moments at VP Bali is when he is learning in the classroom. But his dream is actually to become a police officer!

“My wish for VP Bali is that it can always stay and continue!”

Ida Bagus Putu Narata

Ida Bagus Putu Narata

Gustu

Age: 15 years old
From: Mas village
Gustu is in Grade 9 at Junior High school. He is joining the free English for about 1,5 years now. He wants to learn English because he really likes the language, and it’s nice for him to learn it more. No surprise that his favorite activity at VP Bali are the learning activities, to learn and speak better English! When he is older he wants to become a chef at a restaurant.

“I wish VP Bali can always stay long and always keep up the good name!”

I Komang Joni

I Komang Joni

Joni

Age: 13 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Joni is in Grade 8 at Junior High school. He just started to join the program at VP Bali for 6 months now so he is also one of the latest applicants to the scholarship program. He wants to learn English because it can help him to talk to tourists and easier to work with them. At Volunteer Programs Bali he really likes the writing activities, he learns a lot from it! When he is older he wants to become a police officer!

“I hope Volunteer Programs Bali can always grow!”

I Komang Dio Adi Saputra

I Komang Dio Adi Saputra

Dio

Age: 13 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Dio is currently in Grade 8 at Junior High school. He just started to join the program at Volunteer Programs Bali for 6 months now so he is also one of the newest applicants to the scholarship program. He wants to learn English because it can be easier to find work when he can speak English very well. At VP Bali he really likes to write in English. His dream is to become a police man when he is older.


“Thank you Volunteer Programs Bali, for teaching me!”

Ni Kadek Dewi Arsini

Ni Kadek Dewi Arsini

Dewi

Age: 16 years old
From: Gentong village
Dewi is in Grade 12 at Senior High school. She has been joining the program for 5 years already, she was one of our first students! She loves to learn English, because it can help her communicating with tourists, especially because she wants to become a tour guide! At VP Bali she loves to sing together with her classmates and teachers. English songs of course!

“I wish that VP Bali can always continue without problems and many more kids can join and learn English as well!”

Ni Made Landhini

Ni Made Landhini

Landhini

Age: 13 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Landini is in Grade 12 at Senior High school. She has been joining the program for 5 years already, she was one of our first students! She loves to learn English and become better at it, because it can help her communicating with tourists, especially because she is going to tourism school. She wants to become a tour guide when she graduates next year. At VP Bali she loves to sing English songs together in class.

“Hopefully VP Bali can always grow and have success with a lot of new students!”

Ni Putu Ayu Desy Adnyani

Ni Putu Ayu Desy Adnyani

Desy

Age: 13 years old
From: Tengkulak village
Desy is currently in Grade 8 at Junior High school. She is now joining the program at Volunteer Programs Bali for more than 1,5 years. Desy wants to learn English because it will help her to find a job. She loves to sing, and singing at VP Bali is one of her favorite activities! Her dream is to become a doctor when she is older!


“Thank you VP Bali, for all your help!”

Ni Kadek Heni Leonitri

Ni Kadek Heni Leonitri

Heni

Age: 15 years old
From: Mas village
Heni is in Grade 9 at Junior High school She is joining the program for more than 1,5 years now. She likes to learn English because she just really likes to learn, studying is also her favorite thing to do at VP Bali. After school she really likes to become a police woman!



“I wish VP Bali can always have more success!”

I Putu Hary Purnama

I Putu Hary Purnama

Purnama

Age: 15 years old
From: Mas village
Purnama is in Grade 11 at Senior High school He joins the program for almost 1 year now. For him it is important to learn English and to become very good at it because it is easier to get a job later in life, especially because his dream is to work at a front office of a big international hotel. At VP Bali he likes singing English songs together.

“I hope for VP Bali to always have more success!”

Ni Kadek Parmawati

Ni Kadek Parmawati

Parma

Age: 14 years old
From: Mas village
Parma is currently in Grade 9 of Junior High school. She is joining the English classes for about 3 years now. For Parma it is important to learn English because it helps finding a job in the future. Her dream is to become a tour guide so good English is super important! What she likes most at being at VP Bali is the feeling of togetherness, in her class and also with the volunteers.


“I wish VP Bali all the best for the future and hope the program can always continue!”

Ni Komang Nanda Citra Dewi

Ni Komang Nanda Citra Dewi

Citra

Age: 15 years old
From: Mas village
Citra is currently in Grade 11 at Senior High school. She is joining VP Bali for about 4 years now. It is important for Citra to learn English because she is in tourism school and it really helps if she can speak English well. At VP Bali she likes the singing activity as she feels she can learn a lot of English from that. When she is older she would love to become an English teacher.

“I hope VP Bali is always successful and can help a lot of kids to learn English.”

I Putu Bagus Arta Wiguna

I Putu Bagus Arta Wiguna

Agus

Age: 14 years old
From: Batuan village
Agus is currently in Grade 10 of Junior High school. He already joins our free English classes at VP Bali for more than 4 years now. His dream is to become a tour guide for international tourists, so it is very important to him to learn English because it can increase his job opportunities. Agus is a very eager student, his favorite activity at Volunteer Programs Bali is, guess what, studying!


“I wish Volunteer Programs Bali a lot of success!!!”

Gusti Bagus Nanda Gunastra

Gusti Bagus Nanda Gunastra

Ananda

Age: 13 years old
From: Bedulu village
Ananda is in Grade 9 of Junior High school. He just started to join the program at VP Bali for 6 months now! He wants to learn English because it can help him to talk to tourists and easier to work with them, especially because it is his dream to become a tour guide! His favorite moments at VP Bali is when he is learning in the classroom.

“I hope VP Bali is always successful!”

I Kadek Suara

I Kadek Suara

Suara

Age: 14 years old
From: Mas village
Currently in Grade 9 of Junior High school Suara joins the free English classes at VP Bali for more than 1,5 years now. He really wants to learn English because it can help him to become very successful in his future life! It is his dream to become a tour guide! His favorite moments at VP Bali is when he is learning in the classroom.


“I always wish VP Bali all the best!”

I Ketut Satria

I Ketut Satria

Satria

Age: 14 years old
From: Mas village
Satria is in Grade 10 of Junior High school. He joins the program at VP Bali for about 1 year now. Satria loves learning English and he feels it can help him finding a job in the future. He also loves to study at VP Bali, it’s his favorite activity! When he is older he would like to become a chef in a big restaurant!

“I hope VP Bali can always have more success and continue to grow.”

Ni Putu Bintang Wulandari

Ni Putu Bintang Wulandari

Bintang

Age: 14 years old
From: Mas village
Bintang is currently in Grade 10 of Junior High school. She has been joining the program at VP Bali for 5 years now, she was part of our first group of students! For Bintang it is very important to learn English, she would like to work at a front office of a hotel later and for that kind of job it is essential to speak English very well. At VP Bali she loves to play around and sing with all the volunteers and other students.

“I wish VP Bali can always continue and grow!”

Ni Ketut Malini

Ni Ketut Malini

Malini

Age: 13 years old
From: Peliatan village
Currently in Grade 8 at Junior High school Malini has been joining the program since she was a very little girl, she has been with VP Bali since the very beginning, which is almost 6 years ago! Her dream is to work at a front office of a big international hotel so it’s important to her to speak English well. She really likes the English classes, especially learning about English grammar!


“Hopefully VP Bali can always have a lot of success!”

Ni Putu Chalis Tiari

Ni Putu Chalis Tiari

Chalis

Age: 14 years old
From: Peliatan village
Currently in Grade 8 at Junior High school Chalis has been joining the program since the very beginning of VP Bali, which is almost 6 years ago! Her dream is to become a chef at a big restaurant. And it is very important to her to speak English well because it can increase her job opportunities. She really likes to sing all together with the other students and the volunteers.

“Hopefully VP Bali can always have a lot of success and can help more people!”

Ni Ketut Hoki Lestari

Ni Ketut Hoki Lestari

Hoki

Age: 14 years old
From: Mas village
Currently in Grade 9 at Junior High school Hoki has been joining the program for 3 years now. Her dream is to become a chef at a big restaurant. And it is very important to her to speak English well because it can improve the communication at work. At VP Bali her favorite activities are reading and drawing.


“I wish VP Bali a lot of success and wish that more kids can join to learn English!”

I Gede Putu Arimbawa

I Gede Putu Arimbawa

Arim

Age: 17 years old
From: Originally from East Bali but lives in Mas village
Arim is in Grade 9 at Junior High school He has been joining the program for 3 years now. His dream is to be an owner of many hotels! And it is very important that he can improve his English so he can have better chance of a good job and to achieve his dreams. At VP Bali his favorite activity is making English crosswords!

“VP Bali is the BEST English program there is!!!”

Ni Nyoman Gunariani

Ni Nyoman Gunariani

Guna

Age: 17 years old
From: Teges village
Currently in Grade 12 at Senior High school Guna has been joining the program for about 1,5 years now. It is important to her to learn English because she lives in Bali and there is a lot of tourism in Bali, so if you can speak English it is really helpful. At VP Bali her favorite activities are playing educational games and storytelling. She would like to work at a front office of a hotel when she graduates.

“I hope VP Bali can always continue to teach English to the kids.”

I Komang Agus Indra Lesmana

I Komang Agus Indra Lesmana

Indra

Age: 17 years old
From: East Bali
Indra has been joining our free English classes for more than 5 years now! He was a helper a few years ago but had to stop because of afternoon classes. Luckily, from January 2019, he is able to join our team again! His dream is to work at a cruise line and he wants to be fluent in English. He loves being a helper, to support the children and to be part of the VP Bali family!

“I hope VP Bali can always be happy!”

Ni Kadek Nitaswari

Ni Kadek Nitaswari

Nita

Age: 17 years old
From: Tegallalang
Nita is currently in Grade 10 of Senior High school. She has been joining the program and free English classes at Volunteer Programs Bali for about one year now. She loves to be fluent in English because her dream is to work somewhere overseas when she is older. At VP Bali she likes the grammar lessons the most of all the learning activities.



“I hope Volunteer Programs Bali can always continue!”

Putu Novit Anariska

Putu Novit Anariska

Novit

Age: 17 years old
From: Nagi village
Novit is currently in Grade 10 of Senior High school. She has been joining the program at VP Bali for more than 5 years already, almost since the beginning! She loves to learn English because it is an international language and job opportunities are better. Novit wants to become a manager of a front office at a hotel!



“I hope VP Bali can always grow and can keep improving!"

People who are visiting Bali and having some room left in their suitcases are most welcome to bring school materials! A lot of the materials we need are only available abroad or much cheaper abroad. Have a look on our wish list for our most needed items.

Our students are thrilled when they receive new materials to play and learn with. Therefore, we are happy to welcome donations from both volunteers and visitors!

To make sure there our donations are distributed equally amongst our students, we are happy to accept donations from you when you arrive to Ubud. After organizing the new materials in our inventory system, together our staff and donors distribute what is necessary to the students with attached notes and the names of our generous individuals!

Below is a list of items that are most needed:

  • Coloured paper
  • Jewellery making supplies (letters, string, beads)
  • Crafting letters, animals, shapes
  • Mask-making kit
  • Plasticine/playdough
  • Finger paint
  • Stickers
  • Mini white boards and erasers
  • Black whiteboard markers
  • Scissors
  • Posters related to the body, the beach, animals, landscapes
  • Plastic balls
  • Skipping rope/jump rope
  • Outside games (balls, frisbee)

** Please note that most of the items above are better to purchase locally in Bali, our local staff are more than happy to take you out shopping at a non-touristy market to get the best out of your donation budget.

Besides teaching materials and school supplies, we also welcome other forms of donations the kids often need. Outside of the classroom, VP Bali holds regular workshops, with specific themes such as hygiene, first aid, tooth care, nutrition, and sports.

Therefore, we are always in need of:

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Hand soap
  • First Aid Kit supplies (bandages, betadine, insect bite lotion (after bite), splinter forceps, thermometer, scissors, etc.)
  • Sport material (balls, sport games, etc.)

During our recycling activities, we often use plastic bottles to make crafts of them. The following materials can be of great value during our recycling days:

  • Duct tape in bright neon colours or with print so we can use them to decorate crafts (max 46 mm)
  • Scotch tape
  • Regular or double sided tape in bright neon colours to decorate crafts (max 46 mm)
  • Glue (Elmer’s Glue, craft glue for kids) In Bali we don’t have this!
  • Dry glitter for crafts in several colours
  • Paint for the plastic in bright colours
  • Permanent markers for use on plastic (regular markers don’t work on plastic)
  • Paint for kids – bright colours (not watercolours, and not oil paint)
  • Stickers
  • Rope for crafts (small rope) – supplemax clear illusion
  • Big Chalk in different colours
  • Children’s scissors
  • Sewing needles of different sizes
  • Yarn and thread to make jewelry
  • Beads (a variety)
  • Glass paint